Tag Archives: Carl Sagan

Why We Shouldn’t Sweat the Small Stuff

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QUESTION AUTHORITY

BPR Quote of the Day “If we are not able to ask skeptical questions, to interrogate those who tell us that something is true, to be skeptical of those in authority, then we’re up for grabs.” Carl Sagan    

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BPR Quote of the Day: Celibate Clergy

“A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism.” Carl Sagan   

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BPR Quote of the Day: Bamboozled

“One of the saddest lessons of history is this: If we’ve been bamboozled long enough, we tend to reject any evidence of the bamboozle. We’re no longer interested in finding out the truth. The bamboozle has captured us. It’s simply … Continue reading

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